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Who Was Jackie Robinson?
Bestseller

Who Was Jackie Robinson?

Illustrated by John O'Brien

Paperback

$5.99
Who Was Jackie Robinson?

About the Book

As a kid, Jackie Robinson loved sports. And why not? He was a natural at football, basketball, and, of course, baseball. But beyond athletic skill, it was his strength of character that secured his place in sports history. In 1947 Jackie joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the long-time color barrier in major league baseball. It was tough being first- not only did "fans" send hate mail but some of his own teammates refused to accept him. Here is an inspiring sports biography, with black-and-white illustrations throughout.

Product Details

On sale: December 23, 2010
Age: 8-12 years
Grade: Grades 3-7
Page count: 112 Pages
ISBN: 9780448455570
Reading level: Lexile: 670L | Fountas/Pinnell: W

Author Bio

Gail Herman lives in Newton, Massachusetts. John O'Brien lives in Delran, New Jersey. Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.